Posts Tagged ‘famed’

Famed photographer quits Ford board over Liz Cheney snub

A Pulitzer Prize-winning political photographer resigned Tuesday from the board of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, blasting the group for cowardice in rejecting Trump critic Liz Cheney as the recipient of its top yearly award. David Hume Kennerly claimed in a letter to fellow trustees that Cheney’s nomination for the Gerald R. Ford Medal […]

New York appoints famed sex therapist Dr. Ruth as state’s loneliness ambassador

The famed media personality and sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer will serve as New York’s loneliness ambassador, a first-of-its-kind role intended to assist an underserved mental health need, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced Friday. Westheimer, known for her once-prominent radio and television shows as simply “Dr. Ruth,” pitched Hochul on the job last year. “As… […]

Thutmose III, the Famed Warrior King of Ancient Egypt

The power that marked the rise of Ancient Egypt’s New Kingdom period rested solely on the shoulders of capable pharaohs. Such a vast realm could never thrive if it weren’t for leaders that were bold, confident, and eager to expand their territories. One such pharaoh was Thutmose III, widely regarded as one of Ancient Egypt’s […]

U.S. Carried Out Bombing of Nord Stream Pipelines, Famed Journalist Seymour Hersh Reports

The US government used Navy divers to plant “remotely triggered explosives” on Russia and Germany’s Nord Stream pipelines during a “mid-summer NATO exercise known as BALTOPS 22” and triggered the bombs three months later in September, famed veteran journalist Seymour Hersh reports. From Seymour Hersh, “How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline”: The U.S. Navy’s […]

Famed Egyptologist Proclaims Discovery of Queen Nefertiti’s Mummy

Has Queen Nefertiti’s mummy, one of ancient Egypt’s most celebrated New Kingdom rulers, finally been found? Read more Section:  News History & Archaeology Read Later  Source

LUNACY: Study in famed scientific journal claims ‘climate change is making people angrier online’

(Natural News) Another lunatic ‘study’ has proven anew that Western “science” has gone completely woke and is no longer a useful part of our culture. For hundreds of years, Western scientists made incredible discoveries and huge contributions to humankind, especially in the fields of medicine and technology. But today, clearly the Western scientific community is nothing more […]

Famed Ukrainian Medic Describes ‘Hell’ Of Russian Captivity

Before she was captured, Taira had recorded more than 256 gigabytes of harrowing bodycam footage showing her team’s efforts to save the wounded in the besieged city of Mariupol. Source

Experts clean famed bas-relief in southern Tehran

TEHRAN – A team of cultural heritage experts has cleaned the well-known 19th-century bas-relief, which is carved on a rock face in Cheshmeh-Ali, southern Tehran. A restoration operation has been completed on the Qajar-era relief of Cheshmeh Ali, which had recently been damaged in an act of vandalism by an individual (or individuals), throwing hair […]

Pseudo-History or Famed Fiction? Geoffrey of Monmouth’s Historia

Geoffrey of Monmouth has gone down in history for his classic epic, the Historia Regum Britanniae , known in English as The History of the Kings of Britain . This masterpiece of medieval literature is well-known for being the origin of the story of King Arthur most of us are familiar with today. But, what […]

Virtual Mimouna event to host famed Israeli artists, promote diversity

The organization Judaism Your Way, based out of Colorado, announced in a press release that it is marking the end of Passover with an online educational workshop and ceremonial performance in honor of Mimouna, a traditional celebration dinner originating from Maghrebi Jews. The event, “Mimouna: A Celebration of Jewish Diversity,” is set to take place […]

The Mysterious Codex Argenteus: Famed Silver Bible of the Goths

The Goths, one of the major Germanic tribes of ancient times, were a key player in the events that marked the downfall of the Western Roman Empire. Although their era lasted only a few centuries, their conquests nonetheless contributed greatly to the emergence of the early medieval period. They were also the very first of […]

Famed young adult author walks hours across London to surprise bar mitzvah boy

London 8th grader Mossy Simonson recently got a surprise bar mitzvah gift he’ll never forget. On January 17, famed American author Kwame Alexander unexpectedly showed up at his door to personally wish him “mazel tov.” It was a happy, socially-distance ambush planned by Alexander in response to a tweet by Mossy’s father Raymond Simonson about […]

Phil Spector, famed producer, dies of COVID at 81

Phil Spector, the trailblazing record producer and creator of pop’s “wall of sound”, whose career was later tarnished when he murdered actress Lana Clarkson, has died at the age of 81, according to the TMZ website.The site reported that Spector died on Saturday from COVID-19 related complications.Spector is regarded to be among the most influential […]

Famed Lebanese musician Elias Rahbani, who wrote for Fairouz, dies at 83

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Famed French Designer Pierre Cardin Dies At 98

PARIS (AP) — Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose famous name embossed myriad consumer products after his iconic Space Age styles shot him into the fashion stratosphere in the 1960s, has died, the French Academy of Fine Arts said Tuesday. He was 98. A licensing maverick, Cardin’s name embossed thousands of products from wristwatches to […]

Beitar Jerusalem’s New Emirati Co-Owner Partners With Ex-Officers From Famed IDF Tech Unit 8200

Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (R) and Beitar Jerusalem F.C. owner Moshe Hogeg pose for a photo in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 7, 2020. Photo: Courtesy Beitar Jerusalem / Handout via Reuters. CTech – The HBK Department of Projects, headed by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, who made headlines last week when […]

Famed Human Rights Activist Garry Kasparov Honored With Algemeiner’s Prestigious ‘Warrior for Truth’ Award at Virtual ‘J100’ Gala

Garry Kasparov addresses the 7th annual Algemeiner ‘J100’ gala, in New York City, Dec. 1, 2020. Famed human rights activist Garry Kasparov was honored with the prestigious “Warrior for Truth” award on Tuesday at the 7th annual Algemeiner “J100” gala, held virtually from New York City and broadcast to a global audience. The Russian chess […]

Rhodes Island, Home to Famed Warrior-Monks Who Fought for their Beliefs

The island of Rhodes which now forms part of Greece, has a long and dramatic history dating back 12,000 years to the Neolithic era. In the medieval period it was the headquarters of The Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem as they were officially known, or more commonly, The Knights […]

Antonín Dvořák – Bohemia’s Famed Composer

Antonín Dvořák, in full Antonín Leopold Dvořák, (born September 8, 1841, Nelahozeves, Bohemia, Austrian Empire [now in Czech Republic]—died May 1, 1904, Prague), first Bohemian composer to achieve worldwide recognition, noted for turning folk material into 19th-century Romantic music. (Read his bio on Britannica) [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded content]

Famed War Reporter Robert Fisk Reaches Syrian Chemical Attack Site, Concludes They Were Not Gassed

Robert Fisk’s bombshell first-hand account for the UK Independent runs contrary to nearly every claim circulating in major international press concerning what happened just over week ago on April 7th in an embattled suburb outside Damascus: not only has the veteran British journalist found no evidence of a mass chemical attack, but he’s encountered multiple local eyewitnesses who experienced […]

Killing of Green Beret Illuminates Dark Side of Famed Navy SEAL Team Six

After several months of investigation into the strangling of U.S. Army Green Beret Logan Melgar, the accounts of those at the center of the homicide investigation – two members of the famed Navy SEAL Team Six – have unraveled. The killing occurred while the SEALs and Melgar were on a secret assignment in the West […]

Wife of famed actor and Trump supporter Scott Baio tells Sandy Hook mom her child is better off dead than living with her ‘ugliness’

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A long-forgotten work of fiction foresees the rage and frustration of Donald Trump’s America

     Watching the mad, mad, mad, mad world that is the 2016 presidential campaign, I was trying to remember a presidential campaign that was as jaw-dropping, at least in my lifetime, and easily settled on 1968. For those too young to remember, imagine: As fighting in Vietnam rages on and the Tet Offensive makes us […]

Video: occupation demolishes Palestinian homes

Days of Palestine, Jerusalem/West Bank –Israeli occupation forces demolished on Wednesday two Palestinian homes; one in the holy the occupied city of Jerusalem, the other in the occupied West Bank of Al-Khalil. The Palestinian house the Israeli occupation demolished in Jerusalem is under construction and it belongs to a Palestinian citizen in the East Jerusalem […]

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